A soft quilt filled with down, feathers, or a synthetic fiber, used instead of an upper sheet and blankets.
More example sentences
- Use layers of thin blankets rather than duvets or quilts.
- You can help by donating blankets, sheets, duvets, guilds, curtains and other such items but they must be clean and in good condition.
- Used and unused clothes, together with blankets, sheets and duvets are most welcome.
mid 18th century: from French, literally 'down' (see down2).
Definition of duvet in:
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